A Guide for Writing Lab Reports - .Remember,you .,soyou

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A Guide for Writing Lab Reports Below are some general guidelines and suggestions for writing good lab reports and scientific papers. Remember, you want to be as concise as possible. In the scientific community people generally don’t want to read long papers, so you want to write the minimum amount of text that includes the maximum amount of information. Suppose you performed a lab in which you measured the boiling point of water several times during the course of one month. When you performed those measurements, you made sure to note the ambient temperature and humidity in the room. Introduction In this experiment we used a digital thermometer to monitor the boiling point of water in Queens NY. [State what the boiling point, or the quantity you’re trying to measure is. Provide a scientific definition.] The boiling point is the temperature at which water begins to boil. It varies depending on altitude and relative humidity. [Say why it is important to measure it, for example:]
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